UPDATE: WV DHHR confirms 48 new COVID-19 cases, 3 additional deaths in Thursday evening report

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UPDATE (7/30/20 5:19 p.m.)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources confirmed 48 new cases of the coronavirus and three additional deaths caused by the virus in its evening report on Thursday. This brings the day’s new case total to 96.

The report from the DHHR stated that as of 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 30, there have been a total of 277,343 (+2,059) laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 6,422 (+48) total cases and 115 (+3) of those cases resulting in deaths.

The DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 49-year-old woman from Ohio County, a 59-year-old man from Logan County and an 85-year-old woman from Logan County as the state’s latest deaths caused by COVID-19.

“The passing of these West Virginians is reported with a heavy heart and we extend our sympathies to their loved ones,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

A total of 12 West Virginians have been confirmed to have died from the coronavirus since Monday, according to the DHHR.

According to the DHHR’s website, there are currently 1,604 (-18) active cases and 4,703 (+63) recovered cases in the state.

Listed below are the current numbers of confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases per county, according to the DHHR’s latest report:

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (615/22), Boone (71/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (53/1), Cabell (300/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (4/0), Fayette (124/0), Gilmer (16/0), Grant (65/1), Greenbrier (84/0), Hampshire (70/0), Hancock (89/3), Hardy (53/1), Harrison (175/1), Jackson (157/0), Jefferson (281/5), Kanawha (743/13), Lewis (25/1), Lincoln (55/1), Logan (112/0), Marion (166/4), Marshall (119/2), Mason (45/0), McDowell (20/1), Mercer (128/0), Mineral (102/2), Mingo (111/2), Monongalia (853/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (29/1), Ohio (244/0), Pendleton (36/1), Pleasants (6/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (98/22), Putnam (151/1), Raleigh (151/5), Randolph (203/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (5/0), Taylor (45/1), Tucker (9/0), Tyler (12/0), Upshur (36/2), Wayne (176/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (220/11), Wyoming (19/0).

*Note – As case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal that those tested in a certain county may not be a resident of that county, or even the state as an individual in question may have crossed the state border to be tested.

Editor’s note: The numbers received from the West Virginia DHHR may include cases that have already been resolved. Therefore, these counts may need to be viewed as historical cases, rather than active cases.

Editor’s note 2: The total number of cases confirmed by the DHHR now includes probable cases, which are individuals that have symptoms and either serologic (antibody) or epidemiologic (e.g., a link to a confirmed case) evidence of disease, but no confirmatory test.


ORIGINAL (7/30/20 10:20 a.m.)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources confirmed 48 new cases of COVID-19 in the state in its morning report on Thursday.

A total of 153 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death caused by the virus were confirmed by the DHHR on Wednesday.

The report from the DHHR stated that as of 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 30, there have been a total of 275,284 (+1,296) laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 6,374 (+48) total cases and 112 (+0) of those cases resulting in deaths.

According to the DHHR’s website, there are currently 1,622 (-3) active cases and 4,640 (+51) recovered cases in the state.

Listed below are the current numbers of confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases per county, according to the DHHR’s latest report:

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (612/22), Boone (70/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (53/1), Cabell (297/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (4/0), Fayette (124/0), Gilmer (14/0), Grant (65/1), Greenbrier (83/0), Hampshire (70/0), Hancock (89/3), Hardy (53/1), Harrison (175/1), Jackson (157/0), Jefferson (280/5), Kanawha (734/13), Lewis (24/1), *Lincoln (53/2), Logan (108/0), Marion (165/4), Marshall (116/2), Mason (45/0), McDowell (19/1), Mercer (126/0), Mineral (102/2), Mingo (110/2), Monongalia (851/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (28/1), Ohio (243/0), *Pendleton (34/1), Pleasants (6/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (98/22), Putnam (149/1), Raleigh (149/5), Randolph (203/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (5/0), Taylor (44/1), Tucker (9/0), Tyler (11/0), Upshur (36/2), Wayne (176/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (219/11), Wyoming (18/0).

*NOTE – As case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal that those tested in a certain county may not be a resident of that county, or even the state as an individual in question may have crossed the state border to be tested. Such is the case of Lincoln and Pendleton counties in this report. 

Editor’s note: The numbers received from the West Virginia DHHR may include cases that have already been resolved. Therefore, these counts may need to be viewed as historical cases, rather than active cases.

Editor’s note 2: The total number of cases confirmed by the DHHR now includes probable cases, which are individuals that have symptoms and either serologic (antibody) or epidemiologic (e.g., a link to a confirmed case) evidence of disease, but no confirmatory test.

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